Submissions being accepted for spring contests

Schools may now submit entires for the 2020 IHSPA spring contests. Several of the important dates for these competitions have changed, so please read the following information carefully: FIRST AMENDMENT ...

Another reminder to review JOY guidelines

By Ryan Gunterman IHSPA Executive Director This is just another friendly reminder to review the JEA Journalist of the Year Scholarships page and follow this rubric while constructing the digital portfolio. ...

Plainfield educator named adviser of the year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Plainfield educator recognized as state’s best in scholastic journalism  Oct. 24, 2019 FRANKLIN, Ind. — Michelle Burress, Plainfield High School student media adviser and journalism educator, received ...

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COLUMN: Truth and the lessons it teaches

This column was originally published Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 on TheStatehouseFile.com and ...

COLUMN: Scholastic journalism not immune from anti-media rhetoric

*Director’s Note: The following was originally published by TheStatehouseFile.com Aug. 13, 2018. ...

COLUMN: The true cost of censorship

By Anu Nattam Student Journalist Plainfield High School Earlier this year, five ...

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Indiana excellence celebrated at 2019 convention

FRANKLIN, Ind. — In celebration of the best in scholastic journalism, the Indiana High School Press Association announced the winners of the 2019 Harvey Award and Hoosier Star competitions during the state convention Friday, Oct. 18 at Franklin College. Full contest results may be found here: Harvey Award Contest Results Hoosier Star Finalists & Winners […]

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Newspapers from 21 schools named finalists

The Indiana High School Press Association is proud to announce the finalists for the newspaper Hoosier Star Award. IHSPA provides this opportunity for annual critique as a way for staffs to gain detailed feedback about their publication. Because our judges are able to provide specific comments on a number of important topics, newspaper staffs can use […]

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Accept the challenge at 2019 convention

By Ada Clark IHSPA Vice President Mooresville High School Publications Adviser Dear IHSPA Friends, I invite you to join us at our 2019 State Journalism Convention. Our theme this year is “Challenge Accepted,” and I would like to challenge you and your students to join us as we learn new ways to take on the […]

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